Logan Pass water system temporarily down
The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »
St. Mary Visitor Center temporarily closed
It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.
Prospectus Available to Provide Guided Horseback Trail Rides and Pack Animal Services
Contact: Melissa Wilson, 406 888-7985
Contact: Jan Knox, 406 888-7908
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The National Park Service announces the release of a prospectus for a new concession contract to provide guided horseback trail rides and pack animal services in Glacier National Park.
The current concession contract for this service will expire on December 31, 2006. The new ten-year concession contract will take affect beginning January 1, 2007. If the current concessioner, Mule Shoe Outfitters, submits a responsive proposal, they will have a right of preference for this concession contract. This right means they will have the chance to match the terms and conditions of the best responsive proposal received by the National Park Service.
Parties interested in learning more about this opportunity and how to apply should access the Federal Business Opportunities’ Web site at http://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/NPS/APC-IS/CCGLAC00307/SynopsisP.html. The prospectus is available from the park’s Web site at http://nps.gov/glac/services.htm. Hard copies of the prospectus are available for a fee and must be requested from the Intermountain Regional Office per the information on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site.
Any offer, including that of the existing concessioner, must be received by the Acting Chief, Business Resources Division, NPS, Intermountain Region, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80228-0287 (Federal Express address: 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228) no later than 4 p.m. on March 3, 2006.
Did You Know?
In 1974, 93% of Glacier National Park was recommended as Wilderness. To this day, over 93% of Glacier’s backcountry is managed as Wilderness.